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>> jessica castro is enjoying the last day of her vacation. >> hopefully she can enjoy it, like you can, too, hopefully. concern in sonoma mountain parkway, daniel drive, 116 and 101 coming together, old abode road, 1/4 mile visibility. dangerous there. one mile in santa rosa. it is how it looks from the sutro tower. frost in the inland valleys. 58 to 62 at noon. you'll need the sunglasses all day. look how mild this evening, 50 to 54. spare the air and rain on the way. all next. we have refused visibility this morning. so far, i have not heard of that causing issues, especially in the north bay. if you have any problems, certainly let me know. alexis abc 7. we have a blocking incident northbound 880 leandro area at the davis off ramp. the ramp is closed as well as the right lane main line. we're up to two miles of stop
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and go or pretty heavy red traffic flows there approaching the incident. 580 for an alternate if you are not in a truck. we'll look at drive times in less than ten. the bay area's busiest airport is bracing for what could be another day of protests in relation to the president's travel ban. >> amy hollyfield is live at the airport this morning. hi, amy. >> good morning, reggie. there is one sign left here in the international terminal, indicating that something did happen here yesterday. right now, it is very quiet. there are no protesters here this morning. but officials say they're not sure what to expect today. they are advising you, if you have an international flight today, you might want to think about getting here a few hours early. here's what it looked like yesterday. more than 1,000 protesters descended on the international terminal to show outrage over the executive order from president trump, banning refugees and people from seven muslim majority countries from
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entering the united states. the protests were large. at one point, they shut down the security checkpoint. officers tell me people missed their flights. it was peaceful. some found it very touching. >> it is beautiful. it makes me feel that we are one in the united states and good citizens. we are not terrorists, as mr. trump profiling us. >> sfo officials say five people were detained because of the executive order, but they have all been released. the aclu is going to be watching today to make sure nothing like this happens. they're asking any of you who have people visiting from the seven countries listed in the executive order, if you haven't heard from them, contact the aclu so they can took into it. airport officials have cancelled days off for the police officers until further notice just in case. now, they have no information indicating any protests are planned for today. live at sfo, amy hollyfield, abc
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7 news. >> thank you. we are tracking protests along the west coast right now from sfo, as you just saw, to los angeles, to seattle. large crowds showed up at airports last night. more protests from coast to coast are planned for today. despite the growing backlash, an unnamed senior white house official is claiming the ban is a massive success story. at least 16 state attorney generals are vowing to take action. they are calling the ban un-americ un-american. legal experts say some of the cases could end up in the supreme court. >> the department of homeland security says there are no detainees at u.s. airports this morning. look at how many people were stopped over the weekend. 735 people questioned at ports of entry around the world. just 392 permitted to go into the u.s. overseas, 348 were denied boarding at foreign airports. the president has been active on twitter this morning, saying delays at the airports over the weekend were not due to his ban. he tweeted, over 109 people out
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of 325,000 were detained and held for questioning. which is not the number we just revealed, by the way. there is a disparity there. big problems at airports were caused by delta computer outage, protesters and the tears of senator schumer. sector kelly said that all is going well with very few problems. make america safe again. >> no ban, no wall. >> abc 7 news was in san jose where 100 people at city hall chanted, "no ban, no wall." they organized the event on facebook in a day. they say the president's policy could hurt the diversity of cities like san jose. >> a closer look at the impact of and the reaction to the president's executive order on stay on top of the developments with our app. download it for free and enable push alerts to get news updates as they happen. president trump tweeted minute ago he'll announce his supreme
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court pick at 5:00 p.m. tomorrow. neil gorsuch, thomas hardiman and william pryor are the front runners. pryor is considered the most staunch conservative, having said roh versus wade was an abominati abomination. the supreme court has been made up of eight justices since the death of antonin scalia a year ago. mosques in the u.s. and canada are on heightened alert following a terror attack on muslims. six people were killed and eight hurt at a mass shooting at a mosque in quebec last night. police announced they arrested two suspects. justin trudeau, the prime minister, called the shooting heart wrenching and said religious tolerance is a value canadians hold dear. flags are flying at half-staff across the nation. a building crumbling into the pacific is about to come down completely. >> an apartment building in pacifica will be no more. elissa hairington is live on the avenue. elissa? >> you can see heavy machinery
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like excavators are already in position. city crews will begin demolishing this apartment building at 8:00 a.m. this morning. this is why. sky 7 shows how the ground beneath that apartment vanished. the coastline has been battered by storms over the years. the cliff is eroding. the building is at risk of falling into the ocean. it is vacant. the city deemed it uninhatable a year ago and evacuated the residents. it is full of hazardous materials like else basbestos a lead. crews plan to knock this down in one day and will spend the next two or three days clearing debris. to oth two other apartment buildings on this street have already been knocked down. there have been issued because of the storm. we've seen different sink holes in pacifica, as well. and the city is trying to clean up the storm damage. of course, get this building knocked down before the next big
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>> announcer: now, abc 7 traffic with alexis smith. >> take you back to the san leandro. that is the biggest blocking incident. we have a disabled semi in the right lane. also the off ramp is closed at davis. tough spot to blocking. close to a two mile blockup. 10 miles an hour approaching 32 miles an hour a little further back. 580 looks great. of course, tractor trailers are not able to use 580 for an alternate at this point. if you're traveling 580 along the richmond-san raquel bridge, five minutes. san du b dumbarton bridge in the green. a little fog up north and the potential for poor air quality are what we're watching for today. hi, everybody. let's open the weather window at san jose. this is the area that has the poorest air quality right now but it is below the threshold
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for the spare the air. may not be the case in the north. tomorrow, possibly another spare the air. temperatures, 37 at redwood. menlo park, 33. possible frost. 35 in woodside. 40s everywhere else until you get to the coast at 54. we have a mixture of mid 30s to 40s in most of the neighborhoods. on the way to low to mid 60s today. 60 to 70 spread tomorrow. we start to cool when the next storm arrives wednesday. i'll show you the rain coming up next. >> make, thank you. the 49ers are expected to formally announce their new general manager today. reports came out last night that hall of fame candidate john lynch has been named the new gm. the niners and lynch agreed to a six-year deal. he won a super bowl ring with the tampa bay buccaneers who beat the raiders in 2003. he has no front office experience of any kind. according to bleacher report, kyle shanahan, quote, is good with the hiring. he'll likely be the new niners
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head coach. he's the offensive coordinator for the falcons. should be named after the falcons play the super bowl. delta is co-rrecover lg fro computer outage. there is a lingering effect this morning. we'll break it down. this immigrant ban is a blemish and it is un-american. >> hollywood is using the sag >> hollywood is using the sag awards to react to president anything meant to stand needs a stable foundation. a body without proper foot support can mean pain. the dr. scholl's kiosk maps your feet and recommends our custom fit orthotic to stabilize your foundation and relieve foot, knee, or lower-back pain from being on your feet. dr. scholl's. (singsong) budget meeting. sweet. if you compare last quarter... it's no wonder everything seems a little better with the creamy taste of philly, made with no artificial preservatives, flavours or dyes.
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>> announcer: abc 7 mornings. >> all news. >> all morning. >> if you watched last night, hollywood stars shined the spotlight on president trump's travel ban. >> the screen actors build awards overshadowed by the political battle. >> i am the daughter of an immigrant. and this immigrant ban is a blemish and it is un-american. >> stand up here representing generations of families who have sought a better life here. >> hello, sag members and everyone at home. and everyone in airports that belong in my america. >> yup, you heard ashton kutcher open the show there. one of the most politically charged speeches we watched last night was from this man right here. ali is from the bay area. he spent a lot of time in the east bay growing up and going to school. he won a sag award for his supporting role in "moonlight." he spoke about the immigration
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restrictions and about his own muslim conversion. >> my mother is a ordained minister. i'm a muslim. she didn't do back flips when i called her to tell her i converted 17 years ago. i tell you now, we put things to the side. i was able to -- i'm able to see her. she's able to see her. we love each other. the love has grown. that stuff is minutiae. it is not that important. >> he went on to say there are two ways of approach people that are different. see the textures of the person and what makes them unique, or you can go to war over those differences. google is creating a crisis fund to help the aclu and three other organizations that help refugees caught in the immigration confusion. that company putting $2 million into a fund which can be matched with up to $2 million from employees. it is google's largest crisis campaign ever. >> the american civil liberties union, aclu, received more than $350,000 online donations.
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when you add up all their donations since saturday morning, it comes to $24 million. that's more than they ever received in a year. usually, it is an average of $4 million a year. its membership has doubled to 1 million people since the november election. happening today, an annual reminder of loss and hope in an east bay community. the 28th anniversary of the disappearance of mitsheloff of dublin. she was walking to a ice skating lesson in 1989 and hasn't been scene from or heard from since. supporters and family members held a vigil every year. her dad say he is hasn't given up hope. dublin police say the case is still open. health officials in san francisco are working on a new city policy that complies with the state law allowing terminally ill patients s to legally end their lives. the options act went into effect last year. doctors share the option with patients, which is why aneeded.
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the law was based on a case of brittany menard, who moved from california to oregon to legallienlegal ll lly end her life. a change of ferry service is on hold. the golden gate bridge district put off a vote because of a possible lawsuit. the angel island company threatened to sue if service started today. it operates service to angel island from near where golden gate would operate. the company claims there are safety issue because of the size of the golden gate ferries. take a look at the weather. we're going to start off mild. then the rain comes back. then we return to mild weather for the weekend. >> perfect. >> two weekends in a row without rain. >> sounds good. >> hasn't happened in a while. >> i know. >> this morning, we have some issues. high clouds. you see them on live doppler 7. let's go a little bigger. you can see that big storm churning. the counterclockwise flow, the
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area of low pressure. you can see right there, that's going to bring us the southerly winds. mild until the rain finally gets here wednesday night. also going to push a few high clouds from time to time. you'll definitely want the sunglasses. here a look at walnut creek. south on 680 toward 24. poor air quality, the sixth winter spare the air wood burning ban. umbrella for wednesday through friday. put it away for the weekend as we can get back outside. little fog is possible inland and the north bay valleys tonight, as we'll have an east to west wind. temperatures in the valleys in the mid to upper 30s. upper 30s to mid 40s around the bay shore and to the coast. a touch milder. wednesday through friday, scattered showers. breezy, especially thursday morning. rainfall, not going to be heavy. enough that we could possibly see a few areas of flooding. it is going to start with scattered showers during the evening commute wednesday. then it is going to get heavier
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as we head toward thursday morning. it'll be the first commute affected. scattered showers for thursday evening and even lighter showers friday. temperatures in the 50s those days. the 60s return for saturday and sunday. alexis? good morning, mike. if you are with us when we started at 4:30 this morning, we had pretty big issue in the orinda area. it was a large tree that fell around 2:30 this morning. this is video from around that time. it was eastbound 25 right at the orinda off ramp there. unfortunately, three vehicles, you're seeing one car there, another car hit that and then a motorcycle. but no drivers were injured. that is the good news. cal trans had to chop the tree up and get the branches and debris cleared. 45 minutes ago, the sig was cancelled and all lanes were open. we've only had a couple other incidents, including this one northbound 880 at davis street. still have the disabled semiblocking the right lane spt o . and we have 205 before tracy, a
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new collision. not much of a backup yet. we'll check on drive times next. "good morning america" at 7:00 here. >> live from new york city with a look at what's ahead. good morning. >> good morning to you, natasha and reggie. up next on gma, six killed after the attack on a canadian mogssq during evening prayers. justin trudeau calling it a terrorist attack on muslims. we'll have the latest at this hour. all the backlash and all the protests over trump's immigration ban. that ban creating chaos and confusion at airports around the world after travelers were detained or told they could not board their flights to the u.s. kelly anne conway will join us live to talk about that. it is coming up on a busy monday on gma. back to you. >> thank you. santa clara county officials are explaining why workers ended up with donated toys that were supposed to going to families in need. also, reaction around the country continues to president trump's travel ban.
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what exactly happened here? we are hearing about santa clara
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employees who got caught up in a christmas toy mix up. the county says about a dozen workers took toys from a toy drive that were supposed to be donated to charity. some of the workers tell our media partner, the mercury news, they were never told to donate the toys. the mercury news reports identical toys to the ones taken were on sale on sites like craig's list. it is not clear if they were the same ones picked up by the workers. low-income families were supposed to be receiving the gifts but were left empty handed. time to ask finney. this morning, crystal from dublin has a question about organizing finances. >> she spoke to our ask finney event in walnut creek. >> what's the best app to track all my finances? >> hey, crystal. great question. there are several good ones out there. mint, m-i-n-t,.com is really popular. it's been reviewed by pc magazine, forbes, and they liked it. it categorizes transactions,
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like restaurants, groceries, home improvement. it also sends you notifications when you're about to hit a budget limit. the best part? it is free. crystal, thanks for your question. >> my husband has been trying to get me on mints forever. >> it is time. >> if you have a question for him, record it on your tablet. go to and ask finney. you may have your question answered here. thank goodness a local community is helping two little girls after someone robbed their lemonade stand. >> this is compelling stuff. warriors coach steve kerr taking a stand on president trump's restrictions on immigration. it hits close to home for kerr, whose father was a victim of terrorism. california leaders are taking action this morning. what they're doing in response to the president's executive order. you might want to take some action from the spare the air alert happening today. wood burning ban all 24 hours.
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could have some trouble breathing. it'll change wednesday, thursday and friday. we've got a storm sandwich between sunshine today and through the weekend. details about all that coming up and the news of the day and and the news of the day and
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i'm reggie aqui. >> i'm natasha zouves. jessica castro is off but we have alexis smith watching the roads. mike nicco is here with the weather. >> we'll have more dry days than wet days. savor all you can or all you want for as many times. only two days i'm concerned with, thursday and friday. hi, everybody. since it is pomonday, i want to show you what to expect. i've overlayed the cloud layer on live doppler 7. it'll make a gorgeous sunrise. if you post it, hashtag abc 7. upper 50s to mid 60s from noon to 4:00. look how mild it is going to be this evening. low to mid 50s. spare the air today. more on that next. alexis? if you're planning on using mass transit, we haven't had any delays reported. bart, muni, everything okay. bay bridge toll plaza, not much. we've had the metering lights on for about an hour, so you are
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congested as usual. westbound 580 tracy to dublin, 1 hour 6 minutes. westbound 4 antioch to concord, 26. san rafael to san francisco, only 17 minutes. we do still havele we'll go there next. iraq taking swift action in response to president trump's executive order temporarily banning citizens from seven muslim majority countries from entering the u.s. iraq's parliament approved a reciprocity measure this morning that restricts americans from entering iraq. it is not clear if it applies to all americans or certain groups. the president's order imposed a 90-day ban on u.s. travel by citizens of iraq, syria, iran, sudan, libya, somalia and yemen, and a 120-day suspension of the u.s. refugee program. >> a warning for travelers after intense protests at sfo. >> hundreds of people packed the
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terminal to denounce president trump's order. amy hollyfield is there live. >> here's a look at what it looks like right now in the international terminal. it is quiet. no protesters here. but if you're traveling today, you are advised to stay in touch, stay aware and prepare to get here early just in case protesters do show up. here's what it looked like yesterday. more than 1,000 protesters packed into the international term gninal at sfo. officials at one point shut down the security checkpoint. officers tell me there were dozens of people who missed their flights. they're protesting the executive order issued by president trump on who can come into the country. it says no refugees will be allowed the next four months. it places an indefinite ban on syrian refugees and bars between from seven muslim majority countries from coming in. people at the airport were saying it is unacceptable, including some lawyers. >> we have -- lawmakers.
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>> we have to make sure our policy is welcoming, that vets people but doesn't leave people stuck at airports or sends them back into areas where they could be harmed. >> for the five people who were detained here at sfo for questioning because of that executive order, they have been released. there is a request for people in the bay area. if you have someone coming from one of those countries and you're having trouble reaching them, the aclu wants to hear from you so they can help any of those people who do -- who are detained and need some assistance. here at the airport, officials have cancelled all days off for police officers just in case. that's indefinitely. they say as of right now, they have no information suggesting that there will be a protest here today but they will be keeping a close eye on things. live at sfo, amy hollyfield, abc 7 news. among the protesters was an army of lawyers and law students, offering legal counsel for travelers who could have gotten caught up in a confusing
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border security situation. >> there's a lot of confusion about that. there's also confusion about who is controlling the people that board overseas, that come here, with what types of documentat n documentation. green cards versus non-immigrant visas. refugees. >> the lawyers we talked to tell us the international passengers they have been tracking made it through customs and have been reunited with their families. >> president trump's executive order banning people from certain countries from entering the u.s. created a lot of confusion for green card holders specifically. one man we spoke with from walnut creek is anxiously waiting for his wife to arrive at sfo. she visited family at iran the last month and tried to come home on friday but was told she couldn't despite her green card status. >> i haven't slept for two days. i would hear contradictory stories. went to the airport. i spoke with three officers. border protection. every single one of them gave me an entirely different answer.
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>> after two days, she was finally allowed to board her flight and is due to arrive at sfo this afternoon. homeland security declared permanent residents are exempt from the executive order. if you have any questions about who the ban applies to, we have a full list of resources at you might be wondering where this stands legally. federal judges were quick to react to the executive order over the weekend after suits were filed in four states on behalf of the detainees. in all four cases, the district court judge issued emergency stays, including the judge in new york, issuing a nationwide stay. the cases apply to people already in the united states or who are in transit to the u.s. not those hoping to come here. next, the cases for preliminary injunction will be heard. that would be temporary. if appealed, a trial at the federal appellate court level could stop the enforcement all together. while getting all the way to the supreme court normally takes years, a yale professor says in rare cases of paramount
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importance, cases can skill the appellate court and go straight to the nation's highest. california's u.s. senators pledging efforts in response to president trump's executive order. diane feinstein plans to introduce a pair of bills today. one of those would immediately rescind the order. feinstein would need republican support in order for that to pass. the gop holds a majority. at least four republican senators already said the order is extreme. house minority leader nancy pelosi says democrats will introduce their bill to rescind the ban, led by the representative from san jose. >> congresswoman harris is embracing the protests to stop the president's order. she joined protesters outside of the white house yesterday and is demanding anyone detained at a port of entry has access to legal county. >> -- counsel. >> we are going to fight for ourselves. we are going to fight for our muslim brothers and sisters. we are going to fight for our immigrant brothers and sisters because they and we are what makes this country great.
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>> senator harris says no matter what the white house calls it, the president's executive order is a muslim ban. the president is responding on twitter this morning to criticism about his immigration action. writing, there is nothing nice about searching for terrorists before they can enter our country. this was a big part of my campaign. study the world. >> this follows a statement yesterday by president trump that read in part, this is not about religion. this is about terror and keeping our country safe. there are over 40 countries worldwide that are majority muslim not affected by the order. we will again be issuing vivas to all countries once we are sure we've reviewed and implemented the secure policies over the next 90 days. fellow republicans are fearing the ban will affect how people in the muslim world view america and could create backlash. senators john mccain and lindsey graham say in areas, it could give isis more propaganda. president trump responded in a tweet saying, quote, the two senators should focus their energies on isis, illegal immigration and border security
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instead of always looking to start world war iii. >> on our abc 7 news app, we have a closer look at the impact the president trump's executive order is having and how people are reacting in the bay area, including coach kerr. that's the top story on the app. you'll get news updates as they happen. developing news out of canada. a hospital spokesperson in quebec says five people among the eight wounded in the deadly attack on a mosque are in critical condition. the attack during evening prayers last night killed six people. canadian prime minister justin trudeau is calling this an act of terrorism. eyewitnesss say the gunmen appeared to be from quebec because of their accents. there will be rallies in solidarity of the victims and their families. flags are flying at half-staff. delta cancelling dozens of airlines as it is recovering from automation issues. this is the second day of trouble after the atlanta-based carrier was forced to ground flights yesterday. already this morning, 68 flights
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have been cancelled according to flight aware. 142 are delayed, up 13 in the past hour. delta says more are possible. a similar problem grounded flights in august on a larger scale. a computer breakdown forced delta to cancel 2,000 flights over three days. >> announcer: your accuweather forecast with mike nicco. >> check out the temperatures spread just down in the south bay from campbell at 35. we have santa teresa neighborhood, coopertino at 36. 51 at los gatos. 40 if you're heading toward san jose. same in sanc carlos. freezing cold, san pablo. 44. half-moon bay at 50. this is the way it looks from sutro tower. doesn't look like a spare the air day but it is. be careful if you're out and about. poor air quality is possible. light breeze if you're going to be out on the water.
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here's a look at the gorgeous sunrise developing. high clouds will create awesome color. hashtag us, abc 7 now. we'd love to see them. today's spread, under high clouds and sunshine. 62 to 67 degrees. tomorrow, thicker, high clouds. 61 to nearly 70 degrees from san francisco down to the south bay. notice wednesday, it starts cooler. upper 50s to low 60s. rain is going to move in that evening and hang around all the way through friday. i'll show you that and how much to expect out of this next system. that's coming up next. how about a check of the morning communit commute, alexis? hi. san leandro, the semi disabled on 880 at davis, the ramp is blocked but the main line is open. sounds like all the lanes on the interstate are open, just affecting the ramp at this point. the have a crew on the scene. cleaning up the fuel spill. we are down to about 10 miles an
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hour. the backup reached three miles, maybe more since it is spilling over on to 238 if you are coming from castro valley. 580 on the westbound looks great for an alternate. big rigs not permitted to use that. the san mateo bridge, heavy. westbound 92. heading to foster city, not seeing any fog here on golden gate bridge. everything okay on southbound 101. if you're north in novato, typical areas are seeing dense fog. we'll look at drive times in less than ten. >> thanks. san francisco bay's fit bit is making big changes after missing their latest earnings goal. there is a lot of reaction this morning to warriors coach this morning to warriors coach steve kerr
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6:44. look at this apartment complex. it is the last time you're going to see it standing. the building is slowly crumbling into the pacific and it is about to come down altogether. >> this has been a long time coming for this apartment complex. abc 7 news reporter elissa harrington is live on the scene for us. elissa? >> a big day ahead. demolition begins at 8:00 a.m. you see workers are already out with their heavy machinery. they're getting ready to knock this apartment building down. it is being demolished for several reasons. the building is at risk of collapsing into the ocean. some drone video taken last year
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shows the cliff crumbling and eroding. then sky 7 video from more recently shows how the ground beneath the building in pacifica has vanished. the building is vacant. the city evacuated residents a year ago after deeming the apartment unsafe to live in. not only is it at risk of falling, but it is also full of hazardous materials that could pose a threat to the public. so here's how this project is going to work. it is supposed to take just one day to knock this building down. then city crews will spend the next two or three days clearing off the debris. reporting live in pacifica, elissa hairington, abc 7 news. >> thank you. warriors head coach steve kerr is speaking out against president trump's restriction on immigration. a reporter with our sister network espn tweeted out video of him speaking following last night's game. >> someone whose family member was a victim of terrorism. i lost my father.
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if we're trying to combat terrorism by banishing people from coming to this i -- really going against what our country is about. >> he went on to say, if anything, we could be breeding anger and terror. his father, malcolm, served as the president of the american university in beirut. extremists murdered him in 1984. the head of starbucks is doubling down to hire refugees. howard schults writes there are plans to hire 10,000 refugees over five years in the 75 countries around the world where starbucks does business. the leaders of the bay area's biggest tech companies are responding to president trump's immigrant action. facebook ceo zuckerberg says the
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country should focus on people who actually pose a threat. google's ceo criticized the order, urging employees to come back to the u.s. immediately. apple's ceo says the order is not a policy apple supports. elon musk says the ban is not the best way to address the challenges. jack dorsey of twitter says the order is upsetting. uber ceo says it'll affect those who can't return home and work. a man accused of 4killing a morgan hill teenager who disappeared in 2012. if convicted, he faces a death sentence. the girl disappeared on her way to school and her body hasn't been found. dna evidence links garcia torres to her murder. neighbors in a north bay community are helping two young girls whose lemonade stand was
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this shows some of the denationdenation -- donations. the girls went inside and someone stole their lemons, stuffed animal and cash. in response, whole foods donated a crate of foods. sebastopol toy works donated the stuffed alligator. if you haven't signed up for health insurance under cover california, you have a day to do it. the deadline is fotomorrow. the coverage goes into effect march 1st. 3 million californians have applied for health insurance through cover california. the uninsured rate has fallen from 17% in 2013 to over 7% last year. san francisco today, the st. anthony foundation will be giving away a bunch of sports gear thanks to the public's generosity. it is part of one warm shirt. the idea is to provide at least one piece of clothing to people having a tough time.
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gear over the holidays. today, st. anthony's is going to be handing out sweatshirts, hoodies, shirts and other sports gear. the event starts at 10:0 0 this morning. let's get a check of the weather with mike nicco. the clouds mean we might have a beautiful sunrise, right? >> yes. colorful. if you can capture it, i put a few on there already. hashtag it abc 7 now. in san jose, we have the worst air quality. we're still not at the threshold that would be considered unhealthy. that could possibly happen as we head throughout the day, especially in the north bay. this sixth winter spare the air day. here's a look at the next area of low pressure. it is going to churn off the coast the next couple days. notice the counterclockwise flow, it'll bring the southerly wind. tomorrow, we could have another spare the air day. it'll be mind even with the clouds on the increase today, tomorrow and into wednesday before the rain finally arrives. this is the way it looks from the exploratorium. accuweather highlights. wet pattern wednesday through
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friday. the weekend is trending dry and mild. for tonight's temperatures, mid 30s to upper 30s inland with fog rolling through. the threat of frost. pal loe ao alto, 44. scattered showers, breezy at times and minor flooding concerns. the rain is going to come down at a gradual clip. a lot of runoff is not expected. 3/4 to 1 1/4 in the south bay. santa cruz mountains, 1 to 3 inches. the accuweather seven-day forecast. low to mid 60s. low to a few upper 60s in the south bay. tomorrow, the low 60s on wednesday with the rain coming in after the evening steadty ra ty rain for thursday. get ready for delays then. showers friday and the sunshine returns this weekend. we are looking good on the roads this morning. taking you back to san leandro. it is the only blocking incident right now. we have the main line open.
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northbound 880 at the davis street off ramp. we have the ramp closed. we did have the right lane blocked but it has cleared in the last 15 minutes or so. it is due to a disabled tractor trailer that was leaking fuel. you can see the backup on 808 and spills to 238, as well. south bay, you've been quiet. san jose, 280 at 17, the side a hill levlittle heavy. seeing the pretty sun rorise one traffic cameras. bay bridge commute, 15 minutes. san francisco to sfo on 101, only 11 minutes in the green. we'll head back to the san leandro issue next. layoffs are coming to fit bit. the san francisco based company is planning to lay off up to 1600 workers amidst slumping sales. that's 10% of the work force. that's expected to save about $200 million. reports say fit bit failed
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meet the hype for the holidays compared to the apple watch. what happened after a driver ignored a do not enter sign in san francisco. kelly groth got this photo saturday night. this is at least the second time in a week a driver has gotten stuck inside of the tunnel. muni also tells us this happened 24 times since 2010. back in 90 seconds with the seven things to know before you go. >> first, the instagram photo of the day in sonoma county. follow us at abc 7 news bay area. you can see more photos like this. share your photos and video with the hashtag abc 7 now. at 6:52 at the bay bridge at 6:52 at the bay bridge toll
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6:54. these are the serch thiven thin know before you go. a top congressional democrats requested an emergency meeting with the homeland security secretary over president trump's immigration order. siting widespread chaos and confusion. they want a meeting in the next 48 hours. >> number two, iraq asked a travel ban be removed for its citizens going to the united states. the request from the foreign ministry is more diplomatic than the action by iraq's parliament, which demanded the government retaliate. >> number three, president trump back on twitter this morning. responding to the backlash to his order, saying where was all the outrage from democrats and the opposition party, the media,
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when our jobs were fleeing our country? >> number four, sfo officials are warning travelers to get to the airport early. three hours for international flights. two hours for domestic. there are no planned protests today. demonstrators could show up at the airport at any time. >> number five, we're dealing with fog in the north bay. a spare the air for all of us today. look at the temperatures. frosty cold inland. 32. 50 if you're dressing the kids in san francisco. make sure they bring the coats home. 60 to 65 this afternoon. >> looking at traffic, we have the problem northbound 880 at davis. we have the disabled tractor trailer blocking the off ramp. we are seeing heavy delays on 238 and northbound 880. southbound 880 approaching 92 sounds like a crash pushed off to the shoulder. >> number seven, the 49ers are expected to announce the new general manager today. reports out last night indicate hall of fame candidate john lynch will be the new gm.
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he won a super bowl ring in 2003 but has no front office experience. i'm looking forward to sun and warmer temperatures today. >> yeah. today, tomorrow skpecand wednes won't be bad. the rain will move in with scattered showers during the evening commute. thursday morning we need to be concerned with. >> another mild weekend on tap. >> once we get past that, it is feeling like spring. >> we're already talking about the weekend? it is monday, friends. >> looking forward. look at that sunrise. back in 25 minutes. gma is next. >> never too early. taking on issues. >> this is what we do. stand up and speak up. >> think he'll be a good president? >> a great president. >> i have no part of it. >> telling your stories. >> it is play by play. we just go with the flow. >> literally. >> literally. >> abc 7 is right where we've always been. >> we always your questions. join us down here. >> in your neighborhood. >> live in oakland. >> san rafael.
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ask your doctor about premarin vaginal cream. good morning, america. breaking overnight, deadly terror attack. at least two gunmen storm a crowd you had mosque in canada during evening prayer, open fire on worshippers killing at least six people, injuring eight. >> there were a lot of shots going on. i couldn't count. >> the suspects now in custody. security is stepped up at mosques and houses of worship here at home. also overnight, outrage over president trump's order banning travelers from seven muslim majority countries. thousands of people coast to coast taking to the streets to protest. officers in riot gear clashing with crowds. police pepper spraying protesters in seattle. at the airports, chaos and confusion. people detained and families separated. the president defending his order saying it's not a muslim ban.


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